ERIC Number: ED381385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Getting Started in Science Fairs: From Planning to Judging. The Teacher's Science Fair Survival Guide.
Perry, Phyllis J.
This book is provided as a helpful tool in ensuring a successful and satisfying elementary school science fair. The book clarifies the roles of teachers, parents, and students and provides information about types of projects, practical tips, and possible topics for research. Included are short bibliographies, sample forms (which are teacher reproducible), and a chapter devoted to exhibiting and judging at the fair. Fourteen chapters cover tips to students, the teacher's role in the elementary school science fair, the parent's role in the elementary school science fair, the scientific method, types of projects, exhibiting and judging at the fair, and possible projects in botany, Earth science and geography, engineering, health and behavioral science, mathematics and computer science, microbiology, physical science, and zoology and ethnology. Contains 36 resources and an index. (LZ)
Descriptors: Administration, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Exhibits, Parent Role, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Fairs, Science Projects, Scientific Methodology, Teacher Role
TAB Books, Div. of McGraw-Hill, Inc., Blue Ridge Summit, PA 17294-0850 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Parents; Practitioners
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